René II, Duke of Lorraine, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


René II, Duke of Lorraine

Duke of Lorraine

Date of Birth: 02-May-1451

Place of Birth: Angers, Pays de la Loire, France

Date of Death: 10-Dec-1508

Profession: monarch

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About René II, Duke of Lorraine

  • René II (2 May 1451 – 10 December 1508) was Count of Vaudémont from 1470, Duke of Lorraine from 1473, and Duke of Bar from 1483 to 1508.
  • He claimed the crown of the Kingdom of Naples and the County of Provence as the Duke of Calabria 1480–1493 and as King of Naples and Jerusalem 1493–1508.
  • He succeeded his uncle John of Vaudémont as Count of Harcourt in 1473, exchanging it for the county of Aumale in 1495.
  • He succeeded as Count of Guise in 1504.

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